May 5: Cibo Matto, comedy fiesta and more 

click to enlarge Art-rock outfit Cibo Matto is providing live soundtracks to Yoko Ono’s “Fly” and Oskar Shlemmer’s “Triadic Ballet” as part of the San Francisco International Film Festival. [8 p.m., Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., S.F.] - COURTESY PHOTO
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  • Art-rock outfit Cibo Matto is providing live soundtracks to Yoko Ono’s “Fly” and Oskar Shlemmer’s “Triadic Ballet” as part of the San Francisco International Film Festival. [8 p.m., Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., S.F.]
Who's in town

Journalist Michaelangelo Matos chronicles the history of electronic dance music, from raves to stadiums, in “The Underground is Massive: How Electronic Dance Music Conquered America.” [7:30 p.m., Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., S.F.]

Lectures

Rising sea levels: San Francisco Public Press editor Michael Stoll is moderating a panel discussion about the dangers that rising sea levels pose in the Bay Area. [6:30 p.m., Impact Hub San Francisco, 901 Mission St., S.F.]

Afghan women: Photographer Gabriela Maj shares her experiences photographing Afghan women and her new book, “The Almond Garden.” [7 p.m., Modern Times Bookstore, 2919 24th St., S.F.]

Literary events

Family memoir: Bay Area author Melissa Cistaro shares her memoir of reconciling with her long-absent, dying mother in “Pieces of My Mother.” [7 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera]

Retro tales: Writer Dale Chase shares vintage stories in “Hot Copy: Classic Gay Erotica from the Magazine Era.” [7 p.m., Books Inc., 2275 Market St., S.F.]

Crowdsourcing art: Alex Woolfson, author of the LGBT superhero comic “The Young Protectors,” shares how crowdfunding helped make his creation a reality. [6 p.m., Isotope Comics, 326 Fell St., S.F.]

Literary journal: ZYZZYVA is celebrating the latest edition of the literary journal with readings by Jim Gavin, Luiza Flynn-Goodlett, Kyle Boelte and James Warner. [7 p.m., City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

At the public library

Paper craft: Teacher Vicky Mihara Avery leads an origami session where children can learn how to create flower cubes and more. [2 p.m., Bayview Branch, 5075 Third St., S.F.]

At the colleges

Chamber music: Student ensembles are performing chamber music. [7 p.m., Knuth Hall, Creative Arts Building, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave., S.F.]

Local activities

Comedy cycle: Lavon Godfrey and other comics are performing as part of the “You Betta Work Comedy ¡Fiesta!,” hosted by Jesús U. BettaWork. [7 p.m., Brainwash Cafe, 1122 Folsom St., S.F.]

Tasty reception: A reception marks the release of chef Charlie Palmer’s “American Fare: Everyday Recipes from My Kitchens to Yours.” The $35 ticket includes a sampling of dishes. [6 p.m., Berlinetta Lounge, Mystic Hotel, 417 Stockton St., S.F.]

Museum day: The first Tuesday of the month is free at several museums. [9:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m., de Young Museum, 55 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, S.F.; 9:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m., Legion of Honor, 100 34th Ave., S.F.; 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Conservatory of Flowers, 100 John F. Kennedy Drive, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Movie music: Art-rock outfit Cibo Matto is providing live soundtracks to Yoko Ono’s “Fly” and Oskar Shlemmer’s “Triadic Ballet” as part of the San Francisco International Film Festival. [8 p.m., Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., S.F.]

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